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Hi I'm Hinarera

I grew up in New Zealand. I love working from home. I'm raising my family in Queensland, Australia. I'm a Mormon!

About Me

I was born in beautiful AOTEAROA, or NEW ZEALAND as most people know it. I am of Maori descent and love the heritage I belong to. I come from a line of great Maori leaders and as such, have been born of great parents. I'm wife to Ron and mother to 5 beautiful children, ages 5-14. I love learning about Health and Wellness and as such, we, as a family have been engaging in the Raw Food Lifestyle since 2005. I have homeschooled my children since birth and love learning alongside them. I love INTERNET MARKETING and all the education that goes with it, and am currently creating online products relating to the areas of our lives that can help us to be OUR BEST SELVES. HOBBIES and INTERESTS I love MUSIC. I have been playing the piano since I was 8 years old. My children are learning violin, cello and piano and we love blasting music in our home, with the likes of COLD PLAY, DOOBIE BROTHERS, ALICIA KEYS (I do want to grow up and sing like her you know!), JASON MRAZ and even DORIS DAY! We enjoy our FAMILY TIME together and any moment we get, we love climbing mountains, bushwalking, camping, but more than anything, going to the BEACH any chance we get. WE JUST LOVE THE OUTDOORS! This would have to be my favourite past time. Engaging in Fun Experiences with my family. I love CREATING! Art, programs, music. I'm currently working at home building my ONLINE CREATIVE DEVELOPMENT BUSINESS selling products online. I do this usually before my children wake up!

Why I am a Mormon

My family joined the church when I was 7. My parents left a life of the 'world' to bring us up in the gospel and follow our Saviour, Jesus Christ. It wasn't until I was an adult however, that I received my CONVERSION to the gospel of Jesus Christ and this work. -I'm a Mormon because I've witnessed first-hand what having the Saviour in my life has done. -I'm a Mormon because I believe in a living prophet today and the Lord speaks to him just like he did the ancient prophets in the bible, and he is Thomas S. Monson. -I'm a Mormon because my life is filled with joy as I am learning through the gospel to serve the Lord by serving my fellowmen and follow the example of the Saviour. -I'm a Mormon because I know the Saviour, Jesus Christ instituted the TRUE GOSPEL when he was on the earth. When he died, the teachings and principles of this gospel disappeared soon after his apostles died. There was a need for a RESTORATION of this TRUE GOSPEL and this was done in the early 1800's through a young boy, by the name of Joseph Smith. I believe in this RESTORATION. -I'm a Mormon because I believe the True Gospel cannot be organized on this earth unless it is run by the true authority of God which is the priesthood. I know this priesthood is here on this earth. -I'm a Mormon because I want to be united with my family AFTER DEATH because I believe in LIFE AFTER DEATH and being sealed to my husband and children in the Temple of the Lord allows me to be joined with them and my ancestors after we leave this earth as ETERNAL FAMILIES, not just EARTHLY FAMILIES. -I"m a Mormon because as I learn and teach the Gospel Principles to my family, alongside my husband, our lives are blessed and whilst we are not free from trial and tribulation, we are fortified with the ability to overcome what comes our way through the gospel of Jesus Christ. -I'm a Mormon by choice. I have the agency to do anything I want....I CHOOSE to be a MORMON because I learn how I can have more JOY in my life!

How I live my faith

I currently serve in Relief Society, an organization that helps build the Faith of the Women of the Church and of the world. I LOVE THIS CALLING/RESPONSIBILITY! Relief Society is a worldwide organization where: We are beloved spirit daughters of God, and our lives have meaning, purpose, and direction. As a worldwide sisterhood, we are united in our devotion to Jesus Christ, our Savior and Exemplar. We are women of faith, virtue, vision, and charity who: Increase our testimonies of Jesus Christ through prayer and scripture study. Seek spiritual strength by following the promptings of the Holy Ghost. Dedicate ourselves to strengthening marriages, families, and homes. Find nobility in motherhood and joy in womanhood. Delight in service and good works. Love life and learning. Stand for truth and righteousness. Sustain the priesthood as the authority of God on earth. Rejoice in the blessings of the temple, understand our divine destiny, and strive for exaltation. This calling brings so much joy into my life as I assist the Lord is helping women find JOY in their lives through service to themselves, their families and our God. My children participate in YOUTH ACTIVITIES weekly and my daughter attends an early morning SEMINARY class where she learns more about our Saviour, Jesus Christ thorugh the scriptures. My husband is a YOUTH LEADER and works with boys aged 14-15. We are so immersed in the gospel and it enhances all other aspects of our lives, such as our work, our parenting and our personal values.